Dr. Thomas J. Balshi is a board certified prosthodontist practicing with Prosthodontics Intermedica in Fort Washington, PA, and is the director of the Institute For Facial Esthetics. A graduate of Temple University School of dentistry, he received surgical and prosthetic training in the Brånemark System of Osseointegrated Implants at the University of Toronto and in Gothenburg, Sweden. A diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics, he is a charter member and fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration, a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and the Academy of Implant Prosthodontics, and a founding member of the International College of Prosthodontists. Dr. Balshi is a member of the American Dental Association, and the American Society of Geriatric Dentistry, and a past member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. He is a founding member and past president of the Pennsylvania Prosthodontic Association. He is also a distinguished practitioner in the National Academies of Practice.
Dr. Balshi lectures globally at meetings on the subject of osseointegrated dental implants, and has published landmark articles on the subject. He is the lead author for the comprehensive book: A PATIENT’S GUIDE FOR DENTAL IMPLANTS (Addicus Publishing). He has created a video to instruct implant patients on oral hygiene procedures, and has published a comprehensive cookbook entitled FROM SOUP TO NUTS, designed for patients going through implant treatment. Dr. Balshi has taught graduate and postdoctoral students from Harvard, Tufts, and many other dental schools, the protocols developed at PI for TEETH IN A DAY™ and TEETH IN AN HOUR™. He has also appeared on numerous national television programs, explaining the value of permanent teeth supported by dental implants, and he has directed the PI Team in the production of several patient information videos, including A WHOLE NEW WORLD, and PREDICTABLE MIRACLES.